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Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, choreographed by Mark Godden with original music composed by Christos Hatzis, was inspired by a story by Joseph Boyden about a young aboriginal woman, her multiple identities in the modern world and the trauma caused by violence against indigenous people

Ordinary Rebels

Mocean Dance’s winter mainstage series is a production of premieres by Co-Artistic Director Sara Coffin and Montréal’s Parts+Labour_Danse.

Meet the Era

Meet the Era is a short, powerful documentary that explores the meaning of Chicago footwork, a form that speaks to a very particular time, place and culture.

Phase Space

Featuring six dancers, Baker’s newest work explores the fluid nature of memory to live music composed and performed by John Kameel Farah.

Not Your Average Swan Lake

Bare feet striking the floor, clapping hands, swaying hips and voices punctuating the rhythm of the dance are all in this version of the classic by South African choreographer Dada Masilo.

Your Place

In this new film by Toronto-based artist Mike Rodriguez, dancers Mayumi Lashbrook and Bo Lam dance a story of daily hustle.

Body of Water Project

Three artists, from St. John’s, Calgary and Whitehorse, worked in each other’s communities to consider water, rivers and our collective identities.

Once Upon a Time in a Galaxy Far, Far Away …

Before Clone Wars, Jar Jar Binks or CGI, a popular dance form known as disco ruled the galaxy.

Clara's Dream

In celebration of the Christmas season, Clara’s Dream brings Edmonton companies the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and Citie Ballet together with Ukraine’s Virsky and Kyiv Ballet and the Edmonton-based Viter Ukrainian Folk Choir.

#Dancember

Friends Lewis Bullock and Luke Bonner create a dancing Advent calendar in support of a local UK charity this holiday season.

"12 Days of Christmas" featuring the Rockettes

Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City is an annual holiday tradition. The Rockettes precision dance troupe performs many different numbers during the ninety-minute production, including the show-stopping “12 Days of Christmas” – this year, featuring four Canadian dancers.

Rites

José Navas/Compagnie Flak presented a new solo, Rites, in November. As part of its creation, Navas collaborated with director Arno Faure to create an immersive 3-D viewer-driven video of the sections of Rites.

Le corps en question(s)²/The Body in Question(s)²

In a holographic whirl of live movement, installation and video, curator and choreographer Isabelle Van Grimde contemplates the status of the physical body in an increasingly virtual world.

Moi au carré | Me Squared

Sursaut Dance Company creates work for young audiences, particularly the four to twelve-year-old range, but Me squared targets a slightly older audience, addressing topics of identity, appearance and belonging – relevant to those on the brink of adolescence.

Guild Park and Gardens

Alias Dance Project takes risks with new dancefilm.

Rhythm & Motion Dance Studio Celebrates Twenty

Rhythm & Motion Dance Studio celebrates its twentieth anniversary on November 28.

FACING Home: Love & Redemption

New work by Toronto choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby is about the love and redemption of its title, meeting with the the active, deep-rooted homophobia in Jamaican/West Indian culture.

BEAUTÉ BRUTE Extrait

Montréal-based LA TRESSE collective taps into the unnatural in their work BEAUTÉ BRUTE, set to have its Toronto premiere on November 28.

Purpose

Justin Bieber’s new album comes alive with dance videos, one of which features Canadian Emma Portner.

The Big Band Tap Revue Returns

Featuring choreography by tap dancer Allison Toffan, The Big Band Tap Revue returns to the Brigantine Room at Harbourfront Centre November 28 and 29.

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